Connecticut Audubon to teach kids how to be animal keepers
Published 2:59 pm, Friday, October 2, 2015
A Junior Animal Keepers class designed to show sixth- and seventh-graders how to care for the menagerie at the Connecticut Audubon Center at Fairfield starts Tuesday.
The program will take place weekly on Tuesdays from 3:30 to 5 p.m. through Nov. 10 at the center, 2325 Burr St. The fee is $60 for Connecticut Audubon members, $80 for nonmembers.
Participants will join staff in caring for and studying the resident non-releasable animals at the center. The program provides an overview of the live animal collection, including reptiles, amphibians, birds and invertebrates.
Space is limited; advance registration required.
Register in advance by calling 203-259-6305, ext. 109, or visit ctaudubon.org for more information.